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Waterfront / riverfront villa direct river access!

View of our property from the river beach on the Spanish side of the River Minho
1 of 36View of our property from the river beach on the Spanish side of the River Minho
Villa -
6 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 12
Moncao, Viana do Castelo District, Northern Portugal
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Bookings for the remainder of 2018 and all of 2019 are now on hold / subject to negotiation; if you have booked and have a confirmed reservation already, no problem, it will be honored.

We will not be taking any bookings after 22nd December 2019; please ignore this site if it offers dates after that.

1) Tranquillity but literally right next to a large fashionable town and opposite a river beach; you get walking distance access to cafes, restaurants, shopping, banks, a spa & more, yet only enjoy bird song and country / river / mountain views at our property.

2) Direct river access for boating / kayaking / fishing / paddling / swimming, plus a great pool (pool is summer season only - £150 / week discount if you do not want to use it). There is also an all year indoor heated public pool within easy walking distance....
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Listing #HL6991969
About the Owner
Suci A
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:February 2016
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Bunk Beds:(2)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (13)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
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Outdoor pets / smoking only please (no smoking or pets allowed in the house under any circumstances). Outdoors = grounds (not the balconies; it is not acceptable to have pets or...
    1 Full bath
    2 Showers
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Crib
    2 Queens
    2 Bunks
    2 Fulls
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6 Nov 2018 -
21 Dec 2018
7 nights
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  • Damage Deposit: €500 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Quiet (OK, you can hear our neighbour's mower and an occaisional train or sometimes a plane flying very high above us, but very little else). Clean air. Clean river water. The views are of Spain, across the river, which is protected now from development by a joint Spanish / Portuguese convention. A few houses near us, but not many, and no-one overlooks our grounds. There are plenty of walks, and it is a very short drive into town. We are in a suburb of an antique town. It has many cafes and restaurants, plus banks, a post office and weekly market. Late July to early September, and also December and Easter is festival time in town. There is a road bridge across to Spain; it takes 3 to 5 minutes to get there and cross (no border check points or Customs controls, sometimes / rarely police... more
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How to get there
Airport: Porto: 130.0 km
Railway: Valenca: 18.0 km
Ferry: Santander / Bilbao: 620.0 km
There is also Vigo Airport in Spain, just 20 minutes drive (30 Km) away. Though most people will probably fly into Porto Airport.

The drive from Porto Airport to our property is one of the most scenic motorway routes there is. Once you get past Braga (well worth a visit), there is very little traffic even during peak times, and you drive through mountains and over river valleys. It is a toll route, but no so expensive.

There are many car rental companies at both Porto and Vigo airports, plus a Herz rental agent in town.

The route is easy enough from Porto Airport; just follow the signs for Braga / Valenca, then Valenca, then Moncao. We are on the Eastern side of Moncao, near Desportivo Moncao (local football ground), on the River Minho.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.2 km.
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